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GED COURSES

  • GED instruction materials
  • Pens
  • Notebooks
  • Pocket folders
  • New laptops
  • Planners
  • Calendars

In 2013, our GED instructor, John Derby, passed 28 out of 35 students who took the GED exam. Help John increase his students’ chances for success by providing much needed materials for his classroom.


HYGIENE PRODUCTS

As they prepare to re-enter society, TEEM participants may lack items essential for personal health and hygiene. New hygiene products are a valued item for many of our participants to promote wellness, professionalism and confidence as they enter the workplace.

  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Mouthwash (non-alcohol)
  • Towels and washcloths
  • Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Chapstick
  • New makeup
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Toilet paper
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TRANSPORTATION

Reliable transportation is a challenging barrier to many Oklahomans seeking employment. Without the resources for a car or bus fare, many in Central Oklahoma are hard pressed to find a way to work, job interviews and other important appointments in the city. The OKC Metro Transit system is a reliable and convenient way for our participants to get to and from interviews or their job sites. 

  • Bus passes ($50 pays for a month-long bus pass)
  • Gas cards
  • Cab vouchers
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycle helmets

BASIC NEEDS

Sometimes, the only problem standing between a hopeful employee and a job are basic necessities, such as clothing and dental care.  At TEEM, we are attentive to the needs of our participants. Our case managers help connect participants with the resources they need to overcome basic barriers to re-entry and employment.

  • Backpacks/ Tote bags
  • Restaurants gift cards
  • Athletic and dress shoes
  • Coats, jackets and outerwear
  • Suits
  • Blazers/ Sport Coats
  • Housing
  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Plus-size clothing
  • Socks
  • Blankets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Wheeled suitcases
  • Work and winter gloves
  • Men's and women's belts
  • Undergarments
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TECHNOLOGY

We are always in need of new or recent technology for our classrooms and staff. The goal at TEEM is to communicate to our clients that they are worthy of THE BEST the world has to offer, and that includes the latest technology. We already have a lot of old equipment at TEEM, so if this is where you’d like to help, please go for the new or very recent!

 

  • Laptops
  • Monitors
  • Flatscreen TV’s
  • Projectors
  • Smart Boards
  • Video Cameras
  • SLR Cameras